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I went to the drake/Loyola game a couple of weeks ago and everytime he had the ball the drake fans next to us said they had to hold their breath waiting for him to do something stupid.
 

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Lost the starting SG so Arch Madness is probably a stretch but got himself a regular season title as well

 

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Good for Drake. Is there attendance up with their success?
 

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The magical mid / low major 3 all with nothing burger seasons. Christian Williams the best out of the crew.

Christian Williams had a bit of a blah season for Indiana State. http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/gamelog/_/id/3935019/christian-williams

Crazy that Fleming is only a Soph: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/gamelog/_/id/3935012/andrew-fleming
They have a good chance to go dancing.

Brandon Hutton with a dud season as well: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/gamelog/_/id/4278316/brandon-hutton
 
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thought it was pretty cool ahmad wagner came back for baer's senior day.
 

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The magical mid / low major 3 all with nothing burger seasons. Christian Williams the best out of the crew.

Christian Williams had a bit of a blah season for Indiana State. http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/gamelog/_/id/3935019/christian-williams

Crazy that Fleming is only a Soph: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/gamelog/_/id/3935012/andrew-fleming
They have a good chance to go dancing.

Brandon Hutton with a dud season as well: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/gamelog/_/id/4278316/brandon-hutton
Fleming is a Junior, they haven't updated it but he played 1 at Iowa and he played 2 so far at Lipscomb.
 
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The magical mid / low major 3 all with nothing burger seasons. Christian Williams the best out of the crew.

Christian Williams had a bit of a blah season for Indiana State. http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/gamelog/_/id/3935019/christian-williams

Crazy that Fleming is only a Soph: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/gamelog/_/id/3935012/andrew-fleming
They have a good chance to go dancing.

Brandon Hutton with a dud season as well: http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/player/gamelog/_/id/4278316/brandon-hutton
Fleming is a Junior, they haven't updated it but he played 1 at Iowa and he played 2 so far at Lipscomb.
and sat out one season at Chattanooga.
 

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Wow, maybe they really didn't have strength and conditioning when he was there. Looks like a different human. Maybe he would've flourished at UNC.
He was over a full year younger than most players in his class. He nearly led the Big Ten in rebounding his senior year.

Like all old school big men, they take time to develop.

With that said, he is averaging 6 points and 5 rebounds on his 3rd G League team. He isn't exactly setting the world on fire.
 

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Wow, maybe they really didn't have strength and conditioning when he was there. Looks like a different human. Maybe he would've flourished at UNC.
He was over a full year younger than most players in his class. He nearly led the Big Ten in rebounding his senior year.

Like all old school big men, they take time to develop.

With that said, he is averaging 6 points and 5 rebounds on his 3rd G League team. He isn't exactly setting the world on fire.
I didn't talk about his skills. He just looks way more athletic and cut now. If he got in that kind of shape at Iowa who knows what would've happened.
 

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Wow, maybe they really didn't have strength and conditioning when he was there. Looks like a different human. Maybe he would've flourished at UNC.
He was over a full year younger than most players in his class. He nearly led the Big Ten in rebounding his senior year.

Like all old school big men, they take time to develop.

With that said, he is averaging 6 points and 5 rebounds on his 3rd G League team. He isn't exactly setting the world on fire.
I didn't talk about his skills. He just looks way more athletic and cut now. If he got in that kind of shape at Iowa who knows what would've happened.
His body was incapable of getting in that shape at Iowa and not because of the training staff.
 

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He was over a full year younger than most players in his class. He nearly led the Big Ten in rebounding his senior year.

Like all old school big men, they take time to develop.

With that said, he is averaging 6 points and 5 rebounds on his 3rd G League team. He isn't exactly setting the world on fire.
I didn't talk about his skills. He just looks way more athletic and cut now. If he got in that kind of shape at Iowa who knows what would've happened.
His body was incapable of getting in that shape at Iowa and not because of the training staff.
His body wasn’t ready.
 

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Dude, who knows what would've happened if every player had their 25 year old pro basketball body when they were 20!
 

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I had no idea Jeff Peterson was an NBA executive. Good stuff.
 

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Aaron White and the Wizards still dancing around a roster spot


 

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Mike Henderson is reffing youth basketball tournaments.
 

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Aaron White and the Wizards still dancing around a roster spot


They have said this the last two seasons, though. Hopefully this time it happens.
 

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8 and 4

is that right?
Not eye-popping, but not bad for 25 min/game.
Hope it happens for him and either way sounds like he will be joining a bigger club for more money.



The Wizards are pretty much going to be rebuilding and trying to change their culture and he would be a good start for that as a minimum contract and positive locker room white guy blah blah blah.
 

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8 and 4

is that right?
Not eye-popping, but not bad for 25 min/game.
I believe minutes are generally more spread out and players don't put up flashy stats in Europe.

Like Luka Doncic averaged 16/4/4 in 25 minutes per game for Real Madrid during his last season in EuroLeague (12/5/4 in 24 MPG during league play in Spain).
 

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8 and 4

is that right?
Not eye-popping, but not bad for 25 min/game.
I believe minutes are generally more spread out and players don't put up flashy stats in Europe.

Like Luka Doncic averaged 16/4/4 in 25 minutes per game for Real Madrid during his last season in EuroLeague (12/5/4 in 24 MPG during league play in Spain).
Most games are in the 60/70/80 point range with a few in the 50 and 90 range. The games are only 40 minutes instead of 48 minutes. The leading scorer in the EuroLeague averages 19.8 points per game and the 2nd-5th players averaged around 14.5 points each.

The all time record for points in a single game is 41. To give you an idea of how that compares with the NBA, there were over 100+ 41 point games in the NBA this season alone.

https://www.euroleague.net/main/statistics
 

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Scoring in the NBA this season was a joke.

22 games of 50+ points and that includes a nearly 40 year old Jamal Crawford, a broken Derrick Rose and absurd games by LaMarcus Aldrige and Blake Griffin.

The 8/4 that White averages might translate (not that this is what he would score in the NBA) to 14/7 or something like that.
 

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Scoring in the NBA this season was a joke.

22 games of 50+ points and that includes a nearly 40 year old Jamal Crawford, a broken Derrick Rose and absurd games by LaMarcus Aldrige and Blake Griffin.

The 8/4 that White averages might translate (not that this is what he would score in the NBA) to 14/7 or something like that.
EuroLeague scoring leader board is an interesting walk down college basketball and NBA end of the bench recent history:
https://www.euroleague.net/main/statistics?agg=PerGame&mode=Leaders&seasonmode=Single&entity=Players&cat=Score&seasoncode=E2018

This year's MVP was the infamous Jan Vesely. And joining him on first team all Euro-League was Brandon Davies (BYU), Will Clyburn (ISU), Nick Calathes (Florida), and Kostas Sloukas (Some Greek dude).
 
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Love to see halo running free in the real world.
 
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